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Julia Buckley

Julia Buckley is a Chicago-area writer. Her first mystery, The Dark Backward, was published in 2006; since then she has sold a cozy mystery series about title character Madeline Mann (now available on Kindle).

Buckley is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and Romance Writers of America. She blogs about writing and mysteries at Mysterious Musings, Poe's Deadly Daughters, and Inkspot.

She teaches high school English and enjoys reading, playing Lexulous on Facebook, and spending time with her husband and two sons.

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Young Adult Fiction, Romantic Suspense
Julia Buckley recommends
A Murder for the Books (2017)
(Blue Ridge Library Mystery, book 1)
Victoria Gilbert
"Small towns hide big secrets, and Taylorsford is no exception?a perfect cozy setting with eccentric locals, a handsome neighbor, and a wise, determined librarian who turns detective to solve a decades-old murder. Great fun!"
Trouble On the Books (2019)
(Castle Bookshop Mystery, book 1)
Essie Lang
"A castle full of books, a ghost legend, a spunky heroine who lives on a houseboat, a curmudgeonly cat, a setting on a beautiful island, and of course a murder - all these elements combine to make a fun mystery!"
Al Dente's Inferno (2020)
(Tuscan Cooking School Mystery, book 1)
Stephanie Cole
"This book made me want to travel to Tuscany, live in a centuries-old convent in Cortona...and follow the engaging Nell Valenti on every adventure."
For Whom the Book Tolls (2020)
(Antique Bookshop Mystery, book 1)
Laura Gail Black
"A small town, a bookstore, a body, a spunky heiress with a controversial past, and a secret treasure hunt: all these elements make for a very fun cozy read!"

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